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Monday 5 July 2004


- fusion gene

  • PAX8/PPARG fusion gene in thyroid follicular tumors

- constitutional mutations

  • in autosomal dominant familial partial lipodystrophy (MIM.604367)
  • in severe insulin resistance and type II diabetes (MIM.125853)
  • overrepresentation of a 1347C-T polymorphism in the PPARG gene in american patients with glioblastoma (MIM.137800)

- somatic mutation of PPARG

  • in colorectal adenocarcinoma

See also



- Campbell IW. The Clinical Significance of PPAR Gamma Agonism. Curr Mol Med. 2005 May;5(3):349-63. PMID: 15892654

- Zhang L, Chawla A. Role of PPARgamma in macrophage biology and atherosclerosis. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Dec;15(10):500-5. PMID: 15541649

- Lee CH, Evans RM. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma in macrophage lipid homeostasis. Trends Endocrinol Metab. 2002 Oct;13(8):331-5. PMID: 12217489